Robert L. Kane, MD holds an endowed Chair in Long-term Care and Aging at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. He is an internationally recognized expert on the care of older persons. He is also part of a group called The Long-Term Care Re-think Tank, and is doing all he can to change the way our country currently delivers care.
A recent article shows how seemingly mundane problems affect care
Their numbers are dwindling; here's the money and care case for them
The author finds hope in a new way of seeing care for the elderly
Money & Policy
They are the ones willing to assist our aging relatives
Technology can help train caregivers, and robots can be companions
Gathering this information now will save you trouble and anxiety later
When risk aversion outweighs compassion, the system is broken
A new report calls for overhauling the way we deliver end-of-life care
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Follow our in-depth examination of current health care offerings through an age-friendly lens. What does age-friendly health care look like, and how do you locate and access it? We cover how to prioritize your unique needs when selecting providers and treatments for yourself or a loved one.